The 9pm Hot Buttered Cuttlefish of the Plague Times with Upulie Divisekera and Dr Trent Yarwood

Upulie Divisekera (left) and Dr Trent Yarwood. (Photos: Supplied, digital processing by Stilgherrian)

The Summer Series 2022 continues, as does that goddam global pandemic. So inevitably we’re joined once more by science communicator and medical researcher Upulie Divisekera and infectious diseases physician Dr Trent Yarwood.

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Weekly Wrap 607: Easing into 2022 with a vaccination booster, a hissing cat, and a podcast or two

Abandoned House

My week of Monday 10 to Sunday 16 January 2022 was the start of proper work for the year after all. I got my COVID-19 vaccine booster, I recorded two podcasts, and I started locking in some work that I’ll tell you about as it becomes relevant.

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The 9pm Triple Boxing Day Landfill of Lamentations

An excavator crushing trash at the Anchorage Landfill, 21 August 2012 (Photo: US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson, digitally altered by Stilgherrian)

At last 2021 is coming to a close, so in this episode I look back at this shambles of a year, and maybe generate some hope for 2022. I’ll call this the first episode of the summer series, for obscure but sensible reasons which I won’t explain.

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